Certificates of Identity (CI)
are isued by this Mission to Fiji citizens living
or travelling within Europe or the Middle-East
whose passports have expired or are lost and need
to travel to Fiji urgently.
In this respect, Fiji citizens are advised to
always keep their passports valid and to RENEW
THEIR PASSPORTS SIX (6) BEFORE THEY EXPIRE.
Requirements for an application for a Certificate
1. Completed application
form - see below.(Incomplete or incorrect forms
will be returned).
2. Three (3) recent passport size photographs (only
1 of which must be witnessed by a Notary Public).
3. Fees (£60.00) in Money Order or Cashiers
Bank Cheque made payable to the EMBASSY OF FIJI.
Personal or company cheques WILL NOT be accepted.
4. Original Birth Certificate. A photocopy is NOT
5. Original Marriage Certificate (for married female
applicants who wish to use a last name which
differs from that shown in birth certificate).
6. Police report if passport is stolen, newspaper
advertisement regarding lost/stolen passport
and statutory declaration (form enclosed) stating
in detail when, where and how the passport was
7. Letter of explanation for application for a
Certificate of Identity.
8. Mail to: High Commission of the Republic of
the Fiji Islands, 34 Hyde Park Gate, London,
United Kingdom, SW7 5DN.
9. Allow 5 7 working days for processing.
All Certificates of Identity are returned by
registered mail unless otherwise requested.
All requests for return courier (FEDEX, UPS,
etc.) or express mail must be accompanied by
remittance of the appropriate fees or inclusion
of prepaid express mail envelopes.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL PASSPORT HOLDERS
TO RENEW OR MAKE AN APPLICATION FOR A NEW PASSPORT
UPON EXPIRY OF THE PASSPORT, WHICH THEY ARE HOLDING.
EMERGENCIES HAPPEN AT ANY TIME AND PERSONS WITH
PASSPORTS THAT HAVE EXPIRED FOR OVER THREE MONTHS
AND NOT RENEWED SHOULD NOT EXPECT TO BE ISSUED
A CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY OVERNIGHT OR AT SHORT
NOTICE. CERTIFICATES OF IDENTITY ARE VALID FOR
A YEAR FROM THE DATE OF ISSUE AND ARE NOT RENEWABLE.
MOREOVER, THEY ARE ISSUED TO AN APPLICANT ONCE
ONLY. HOLDERS OF CERTIFICATES OF IDENTITY SHOULD
MAKE APPLICATIONS TO THE DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
IN FIJI FOR ISSUANCE OF NEW PASSPORTS. IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE PASSPORT ACT, NO PERSONS
MAY EXIT FIJI WITH CERTIFICATES OF IDENTITY.
Download Application Form